Item 5 - Letter from Francis Galton to J. G. Frazer

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Add. MS c/57/5


Letter from Francis Galton to J. G. Frazer


  • 18 Oct. 1902 (Creation)

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42 Rutland Gate, S.W. - Answers Frazer's letter inquiring about the fear of death, suggests that Meadows Taylor had a phrase about the fear of death being a European maladay; recollects Lord Palmerston stating that Chinese men would offer themselves for execution if their funeral rites were paid for and a good dinner offered; cites 'Julius Caesar'; is heading to Rome and Sicily in November.

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A typescript copy of this letter is housed as Add.Ms.b.35.334.

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